As we approach, Mount Mulanje looms before us like the Wall in Game of Thrones, simultaneously comforting and intimidating. It rises high above the smaller hills and mountains dotted around the area, and disappears enigmatically into white clouds. I am excited about the prospect of climbing into those clouds, but relieved that we will not […]
I think these are totally worth sharing. They really captured the spirit of the City of Stars festival last weekend. Maria Thundu is an awesome Malawi-based photographer. Check out her website and blog.
This water, the third largest lake in Africa. This water, for drinking, bathing, cooking and laundry. This water provides fish: chambo, kampango, usipa. This water brings tourists, who bring money. But this water is not as clean as it looks. This water is overfished. In this water, danger lurks: bilharzia. This water should be protected.
I’ve been quiet for a while. My first week back in Malawi was tough and I didn’t feel very inspired. It’s strange, this migratory life. I’m always leaving a piece of my heart behind somewhere, and then I have to adjust or re-adjust to wherever I am. My summer in England was amazing, and much […]
I entered this little travel writing competition today. If you don’t mind, I would really love it if you could take a moment and vote for my post about Malawi. I entered pretty close to the deadline and need to catch up with the early birds! To vote just follow this link and click on […]